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      E.W. Ayres, Corner Ninth and Main Streets,, Richmond: 1865 - vii, [1 blank], [9]-142 pp, as issued. Light spotting at upper forecorners. With original printed front wrapper [rubberstamp number]. The book, with wrapper, is bound into later limp cloth with the later front cover detached but present. Else Very Good. Deemed the last Confederate imprint, the 'Observations' was published in March 1865, as the City fell to Union troops. A journalist, Pollard was a passenger on a blockade runner seized by Union forces. Imprisoned at Fort Warren, he was later paroled. Howes P457. Confederate Hundred 68. In Tall Cotton 149. Parrish & Willingham 4994. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: David M. Lesser, ABAA]
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        Autographed Letter Signed

      Washington, D.C., 1865. unbound. 4 pages (front and back), each two-page spread measuring 10 x 15.75 inches, Camp at Washington D.C., July 13, 1865. Signed "George P. Jenny - Co. K - 4th Regt. - U.S. Vols." and written to his parents just three months after the Civil War, but while he was still in the service of the Government, in small part: "...The Regiment is now doing guard duty over the U.S. Arsenal and some of them are guards over the prisoners Dr. Mudd and O'Laughlen, and others. I did not see the execution of Herold, Mrs. Surratt and the other two but some of the soldiers did. I think the Government done the right thing and if they hang Jeff Davis they will please us better..." The Lincoln conspirators were convicted on June 29, 1865 and those sentenced to death, including May Surratt and David Herold, were hanged on July 7th. Mary Surratt would hold the distinction of becoming the first woman executed in the United States. Dr. Mudd and Michael O'Laughlen, at the time this letter was written, were kept hooded and in chains at the U.S. Arsenal and wouldn't be transferred to Fort Jefferson in the Tortugas for another five days. On September 14, 1867, O'Laughlen contracted Yellow Fever and died nine days later; despite efforts to save him by Dr. Mudd. The good Doctor was granted a pardon for his efforts in saving the lives of staff and inmates during the epidemic and was released from prison on March 1, 1869. Letters referring to the incarceration of the Lincoln Conspirators are rare, no matter how brief, due to the fiercely enforced gag orders instituted by the Army. Small tears along the natural folds but still in very good condition.

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        Dizionario della lingua italiana. Nuovamente compilato... con oltre 100,000 giunte ai precedenti dizionari...

      Unione Tipografico-Editrice, 1865. Sette grossi volumi in-folio (cm. 32), pp. 8.000 ca. complessive. Solida ed elegante legatura del tempo in mezza pelle, dorsi lisci con titoli e filetti in oro. titoli in oro su doppi tasselli ai dorsi. Esemplare genuino e ben conservato. Testo su tre colonne. Bell'edizione di questo imprescindibile classico della linguistica italiana.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        I puritani e i cavalieri Opera seria in tre atti

      NAPOLI 1865 - ITALIANO Libretto d'opera, la copertina in carta presenta aloni e fioriture, le pagine si presentano ingiallite con fioriture e non rifilate, visibile una firma nella parte alta del piatto

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Maria Stuarda Tragedia lirica in tre parti

      Stamperia vico Giardinetto, NAPOLI 1865 - ITALIANO Libretto d'opera, mancante la copertina, le pagine si presentano normalmente ingiallite con fioriture , visibile una firma di appartenenza

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        Sammelblatt, Gesamtansicht, umgeben von 16 Teilansichten, "South Adelaide".

      - Lithographie n. u. v. H. Berger, um 1865, 28 x 36,5 Sehr seltenes Sammelblatt !! Das Mittelbild ist umgeben von 16 Randansichten, diese zeigen: Hospital, Government Offices, Lunatic Asylum, Unitarian Church, Bank of Australasia, Bible Christian Chapel, Adelaide Railway Station, St. Andrews Church, Parliament House, Government House, Supreme Court, Scotch Church, Post office, Pirie Street Chapel, South Australian Institute, Trinity Church. - Mit 3 kleinen restaurierten Einrissen.

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        The Australian Sketchbook by S.T.G.

      Printed in Colours and Published by Hamel & Ferguson, Melbourne 1865 - Oblong folio, with 25 fine chromolithograph plates including the title; a large copy with generous margins in old half red morocco. A very good copy of this famous book, from the library of the celebrated collector of books and ethnographica, James Edge-Partington. Gill's most famous volume and his last, this is his wonderful series of images of rural scenes -- bushranging, kangaroo stalking, the bush mailman, cattle droving etc. - with a poignant comparison throughout between the life of the Aborigines and that of the settlers. 'Bush Funeral' for example shows a weeping funeral procession behind a coffin pulled by two bullocks, and is followed by 'Native Sepulchre', an Aboriginal corpse on a platform with howling dingoes below.The colour printing of the lithographs is of notably high quality for this date. The album was printed in 1865, later in the same year that chromolithography was first put to serious use in Chevalier's 'Album'. The colouring here (occasionally highlighted with a little hand-applied colour) is a delicate and successful use of the medium. "The title-page shows a likeness of the artist carrying his boots and equipment and crossing a shallow stream barefoot. His head is turned suspiciously towards two Aborigines shown half concealed by rocks, while unseen by him a snake menaces an unprotected foot. The sketch indicates something of Gill's attitude towards himself at this time. He evidently viewed his own situation with wry humour, adopted a generally fatalistic attitude, and held his own achievements and future in scant regard" (McCulloch).As Sasha Grishin has pointed out in the recent superb exhibition of Gill's work at the State Library of Victoria, and in the accompanying book, Gill was Australia's first painter of modern life. Provenance: James Edge-Partington, with his bookplate. Light marginal spotting to a few plates but generally in excellent condition.

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        Coleoptera Atlantidum, being an enumeration of the coleopterous insects of the Madeiras, Salvages, and Canaries.

      - London, John van Voorst, 1865. Thick 8vo (22.0 x 13.8 x 4.8 cm). xlvii, 526, 140 pp., one engraved map. Publisher's blind-stamped cloth with gilt title on the spine.l The first monograph on the beetles of what is collectively known as the northern Macaronesian islands in the temperate-subtropical North Atlantic. The material was mostly collected by the author. As could be expected from rather isolated island-faunas most species described in this work are endemic. Thomas Vernon Wollaston (1822-1878) FLS published a series of eight island faunal studies, the others being on the insects of Madeira (published in 1854), the Coleoptera of Madeira in the British Museum (1857), ditto those of the Canaries (1864), and those of the Cape Verde Islands (1867), on the landshells of the Atlantic islands (1878), and on the variation of species, with especial reference to the insecta (1858). The last mentioned paper in particular is an important contribution to evolution. However, Wollaston, concluded from his researches that species were created under a divine plan to best suit local circumstances. Published in the year previous to Darwin's "On the origin of species", it was kindly received by Darwin. In turn, Wollaston, who could not shed his religious beliefs, published quite a negative review of Darwin's work. Thereafter sympathy between both men although working on much the same subject deteriorated slowly but steadily. The present work is dedicated to the British zoologist (in particular malacologist and cetaceologist) John [Edward] Gray (1800-1875), keeper of zoology of the British Museum in London, ".In whose yacht I first visited the Canarian Archipelago.". This study was based on over 20,000 specimens, belonging to 1,449 species described earlier, mostly by Wollaston himself but including at least seventy new species, described here in the 140 pp. appendix. Joints expertly repaired, an excellent and clean copy. Very rare. Horn-Schenkling II(4), p. 453. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Martinsburg, Wv, 1865. Partially printed broadside, 8 1/2 x 8 inches, completed in manuscript. Old folds, some creasing, 5¢ revenue stamp affixed to upper left corner. Very good. A rare loyalty oath printed for citizens of Martinsburg, West Virginia, a Virginia-West Virginia border town, at the conclusion of the Civil War. In fact, the oath is signed by John Johnson and attested to by a clerk, J. Canby, on April 27, 1865, just a little over two weeks after the Confederate surrender at Appomattox Court House. This particular oath was designed to provide voting privileges only to those people loyal to the state of West Virginia. The Legislature was fearful that voting would be corrupted by the "return of West Virginia Rebels to their former homes, with feelings inimical to the new State and its laws..." - Parker. West Virginia had only achieved statehood less than two years earlier, on June 20, 1863. Unionist influences decided to form a new state from parts of northwestern Virginia after the Wheeling Conventions in 1861. As a result, West Virginia became the only state formed by separating a portion of a Confederate state and forming a new Union state during the course of the Civil War. As such, West Virginia became an important border state during the War, given its close proximity to the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and the Union arsenal at Harper's Ferry. And though the state was formed by Unionists, several secessionist counties were included in the new state, including Berkeley County, which supplied the Confederacy with five companies but only two to the Union. Martinsburg itself changed hands several times during the War, falling mostly under Union control after Gettysburg. Loyalty oaths such as this must have served as an important tool to bring secessionist tendencies to an end after the War's conclusion. The broadside reads, in part: "I do solemnly swear that...I have never voluntarily given aid, comfort or assistance to persons engaged in armed hostility against the United States, the re- organized government of Virginia, or the State of West Virginia; that I have not at any time sought, accepted, exercised or attempted to exercise any office or appointment whatever, under any authority or pretended authority, hostile or inimical to the United States, the re-organized government of Virginia, or the State of West Virginia...I will support the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of West Virginia: and that I take this oath freely without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion." Possibly unique, with no other copies in OCLC or auction records. Parker, Granville: THE FORMATION OF THE STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA.... (Wellsburg, Wv.: Glass & Son, 1875), p.253.

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        The fishes of Malabar.

      - London, Bernard Quaritch, 1865. Large 4to (32.5 x 25.5 cm). xxxii, 293 pp., 20 engraved plates. Later green cloth. Spine with black morocco label and gilt lines and title.l A very rare book by the British ichthyologist and Inspector-General of Fisheries in India, Francis Day (1829-1889) on the fish fauna of southwestern India, from Goa to the southern tip of the peninsula. He is best known for writing the fish-section of the Fauna of British India, but this earlier work is perhaps more important. This is the very rare original, however, the plain edition. The finely engraved plates and text figures are by the author. At least one species, Microphis bleekeri, is new. Subscribers, with the number of copies ordered split into coloured and plain copies, are listed in the front. In all, no more than 28 coloured copies, and 19 plain copies are listed, the latter mainly ordered by bookshops and governmental organizations. Uncut. A very good clean copy. Dean I, p. 303; Nissen ZBI, 1055. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        J.C.W. BAILEY & CO'S CHICAGO CITY DIRECTORY FOR THE YEAR 1865-6. Containing, Also, A Classified Business Register and Improved Street and Avenue Directory; Published Annually after the Removals of May First. Compliled by James T. Hair.

      Chicago: John C.W. Bailey, 1865. [ii], 868 pages of text, followed by lxxx and [xiv] pages. Rebound in brown cloth (hardcover) with new endpapers. Pages 129-144 are provided in facsimile as those original pages are not present. The page edges are stamped with advertisement. The text is interspersed with advertisements (some are illustrated) for mostly local establishments and services, as well as a very early Ward Map of Chicago. The pages have some scattered soiling, staining, and a few have small tears, but this copy is relatively well preserved and is protected in a sturdy and well made binding. First edition. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. Octavo (8vo).

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        A Record Of The Progress Of Modern Engineering 1864. Civil, Mechanical, Marine, Hydraulic, Railway, Bridge, And Other Engineering Works. With Essays And Reviews.

      Folio, contemporary half morocco sometime rebacked with calf spine with new label. Real photograph portrait frontispiece of Robert Stephenson, with 37 plates, many double page. Some wear to binding, browning to free endpapers, otherwise a very good clean copy. William Humber produced a series of annual volumes, each one forming a separate work in its own right, between 1863 and 1868. This is the second of the series and opens with a brief Life of Robert Stephenson. The plates illustrate Birkenhead Docks, Charing Cross Station Roof, Digswell Viaduct, Robbery Wood Viaduct, Clydach Viaduct, Ebbw Viaduct, College Wood Viaduct, Dublin Winter Palace Roof, Blackfriars Bridge and Albert Harbour Greenock. Engineers include Joseph Cubitt, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, John Gardner, John Hawkshaw and G.F.Lyster.

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        Our Mutual Friend

      London: Chapman and Hall,, 1865. 2 volumes, octavo. Original purple cloth, neatly rebacked with original gilt spines laid down, sides blocked in blind, yellow endpapers. Wood engraved frontispiece and 38 wood-engraved plates after Marcus Stone. Contemporary ownership inscriptions of James Martin, Wainfleet, one dated [18]66. Corners rubbed, inner hinges neatly restored, faint spotting and offsetting from plates, still a very good copy. First edition of Dickens's last completed novel. "Our Mutual Friend had a mixed reception (the young Henry James's harshly dismissive review in The Nation is notorious) but its stock has risen dramatically in recent years and it is now generally regarded as one of his very greatest works" (ODNB).

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        Our Mutual Friend. With illustrations by Marcus Stone. In two volumes.

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1865 - 2 volumes in 1, octavo (210 x 138 mm). Nineteenth-century polished tan calf, spine fully gilt in compartments, red and green morocco labels, sides with triple gilt rules, gilt turn-ins and edges, marbled endpapers. Light rubbing to extremities, minor marks to leather, a little light foxing to binder's blanks and occasionally to margins, an excellent copy. Frontispieces, extra engraved title (not found in cloth copies), and 38 engraved plates. First edition of Dickens's last completed novel. "Our Mutual Friend had a mixed reception (the young Henry James's harshly dismissive review in The Nation is notorious) but its stock has risen dramatically in recent years and it is now generally regarded as one of his very greatest works" (ODNB). Smith I, 15. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Narrative of a Year's Journey Through Central and Eastern Arabia (1862-63): Vol. II

      London and Cambridge: Macmillan and Co.. 1865. First. First edition. Volume two (of two) only. 389pp., Index, and Book list in rear. Two fold-out plans, one of which has small stain on bottom edge. Decorative green cloth stamped in gilt. Part of pastedown removed at top corner, spine ends frayed, corners bumped, a good only copy. The English Jesuit William Gifford Palgrave traveled in 1862 as a Syrian doctor and businessman dressed in missionary and welfare matters and as an agent of Napoleon III to benefit French imperialistic schemes in Africa and the Middle East. Studying the life and character of the Arabs to explore their attitudes towards France and find out if there were ways to export noble Arabian horses. .

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        Breslau 23. 07. 1810 - 22. 02. 1868 Berlin). Ganzporträt stehend mit Zylinder in der rechten Hand, "Adolph Frhr. v. Canitz".

      - Fotografie (Silbergelatinabzug?) v. anonym, um 1865, 27 x 20,7 (H) Alt auf einen verso mit Chinapapier bezogenen Or.- Untersatzkarton mit aufgesetztem Rand und Goldfassung montiert. - Karton minimal fleckig, sehr gut erhaltener Abzug. - Selten [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Architectonisches Skizzenbuch.

      Konvolut !!!!!!! 48 farbige Tafeln (Lithographien).. Mehrere Tafeln vom Jagdschloss Glieneke und der Villa Ravené in Grunewald. Die Tafeln sind eine Auswahl aus den Jahrgängen 1865, 1866, 1867, die 3 letzten von 1885. Die Tafeln sind vorne und hinten etwas stockfleckiger als in der Mitte, die meisten von Glieneke und Ravené aber weniger. Rückentitel: Skizzenbuch Architektur. Einband leichte Gebrauchsspuren. Siehe Photo. MwSt 7% Wenn Sie weitere Bilder wünschen, schreiben Sie uns eine Email, wir schicken Ihnen dann die gewünschten Motive zu.

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        Architectonisches Skizzenbuch. Konvolut !!!!!!!

      Ernst & Korn 1865-85., Berlin - Mehrere Tafeln vom Jagdschloss Glieneke und der Villa Ravené in Grunewald. Die Tafeln sind eine Auswahl aus den Jahrgängen 1865, 1866, 1867, die 3 letzten von 1885. Die Tafeln sind vorne und hinten etwas stockfleckiger als in der Mitte, die meisten von Glieneke und Ravené aber weniger. Rückentitel: Skizzenbuch Architektur. Einband leichte Gebrauchsspuren. Siehe Photo. 48 farbige Tafeln (Lithographien). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Commedia... con ragionamenti e note di Niccolò Tommaseo.

      Pagnoni, 1865. Tre volumi di cm. 34, pp. 1.000 ca. complessive. Con il ritratto di Dante all'antiporta del primo volume e 54 belle tavole f.t. incise in rame e ciascuna protetta da velina parlante. Legatura del tempo in mezza pelle, dorsi a piccoli nervi. Esemplare con le veline protettive uniformemente brunite, caratteristica comune a tutti gli esemplari da noi visti, dorsi un po' lisi, peraltro genuino e molto ben conservato. Possiede inoltre la caratteristica di riportare (all'interno delle legature) i piatti anteriori di tutte le brossure originali gialline. Edizione assai apprezzata soprattutto per le belle illustrazioni di gusto neoclassico.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        Legends of the Hotel Peking [Unpublished manuscript]

      Irvine, CA: Circa 1980s. 60 pages of manuscript and annotated typescripts for a book project which may have become "Winter Dreams." Provenance: Peter Howard, Serendipity Books, Berkeley. "I spent five months in the Soviet Union as Visiting Professor of American literature at Moscow State University [1970s]. This book concerns that time." Jay Martin is the author of a biography of Henry Miller. "Always Merry and Bright" has been translated into French, German, Portuguese and Japanese. His other previous books include Harvests of Change: American Literature 1865-1914; biographies of Nathanael West, Robert Lowell and Conrad Aiken; Winter Dreams: An American in Moscow, and Who am I This Time?: Uncovering the Fictive Personality, for which he was interviewed by Oprah Winfrey. Martin's credits fill a small book. He holds a Ph.D. in Psychoanalysis and a Ph.D. in English. In 2000-2001 he was the Dai Ho Chun Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of Hawaii, and is currently a professor of Government at Claremont McKenna College, where he has taught since 1996. Jay Martin lives in Claremont, California.

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        Our Mutual Friend.

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1865 - 2 volumes, octavo. Original purple cloth, neatly rebacked with original gilt spines laid down, sides blocked in blind, yellow endpapers. Contemporary ownership inscriptions of James Martin, Wainfleet, one dated [18]66. Corners rubbed, inner hinges neatly restored, faint spotting and offsetting from plates, still a very good copy. Wood engraved frontispiece and 38 wood-engraved plates after Marcus Stone. First edition of Dickens's last completed novel. "Our Mutual Friend had a mixed reception (the young Henry James's harshly dismissive review in The Nation is notorious) but its stock has risen dramatically in recent years and it is now generally regarded as one of his very greatest works" (ODNB). Sadleir 697; Smith I, 15; Wolff 1809. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Hall's Sermons (Sammelband Comprised of 10 pamphlets)

      Charleston, Washington D.C., Boston: Various, 1865. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. 8vo. Bound in three-quarter leather with marbled paper covered boards. Edge wear to boards and corners. M C Hall written in light pencil on right front end sheet. Inscription on title page in light pencil, "For My Mother." Pencil notes written on pages 1 and 2 of the sermon "Deus Lux Est." Light scattered foxing to the earlier printed sermons. A copy of the New York Times biography and Obituary about Reverend Hall laid inside book. Titles include; 1. The Christian Priesthood. An Ordination Sermon. Charleston: 1852. 28pp. 2. Church Home...Second Anniversary Celebration...Charleston: 1852. 17pp. 3. Christian Discipline. Its Nature, Uses and Consolations...Charleston: 1856. 25pp. 4. A Funeral Sermon...Rev. Levin I. Gillis...Washington: 1860. 16pp. 5. Our Sins and Duties. a discourse Delivered on...The National Fast Day...Washington: 1861. 10pp. 6. "Deus Lux Est." An Illustration...of Certain Truths of the Nicene Faith...Boston: 1863. 14pp. 7. "Honest Trades." A Sermon. Washington: 1864. 11pp. 8 A Sermon Preached...Opening of the Eighty-First Convention...Diocese of Maryland...Washington: 1864. 15pp. 9. A Mournful Easter. A discourse on Easter Day..the Second Day after the Assassination of the President of the United States...Washington: 1865. 15pp. 10. Conscience: In Its Relation to the Duties of the Citizen to the State...Washington: 1865. 20pp.

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        Max und Moritz eine Bubengeschichte in sieben Streichen. EA.

      München, Braun und Schneider, (1865). - 2 Bl. (Titel und Vorwort), 53 num. Bl. Mit 99 schablonenkolorierten Holzschnitten. 8°. Einfacher HLederband der Zeit mit Rest eines hs. Rückenschilds. Gedruckt in 4000 Expl.; Braun zahlte Busch für sämtliche Rechte 1000 Gulden (ca. 3 Jahreslöhne eines Handwerkers), die Busch vorläufig zwar finanziell unabhängig machten, aber letztlich eine eher karge Bezahlung für den Megaseller waren; erst 1903 und nach zahlr. Neuauflagen leistete Braun zum 70. Geburtstag eine Kompensation von 20000 Mark (Busch verschenkte diese an 2 hannöversche Krankenhäuser). Die Kennzeichen der Erstausgabe sind: S. 17 mit Punkt am Schluß; S. 31 Zeile 1 mit "Jeder" gegen Zeile 2 eingerückt; auf S. 43 der obere Holzschnitt nicht koloriert; auf S. 51 folgen hinter "Bösewichter" in der 2. Zeile ein Punkt und ein Strich (". -") ; S. 52 mit dem Setzerfehler "geschroben" statt "geschroten"; S. 53 linksseitig mit sieben Gedankenstrichen; die zarte Teilkolorierung mittels Schablone; gedruckt von den Holzstöcken (wie die folgenden 3 weiteren Ausgaben). Vgl. Rümann 64, Vanselow 28, Sammlung Borst 2924, Brieger 311; vgl. auch Bilderwelt 399 (spätere Auflage), Wegehaupt II, 57 (spätere Auflagen) und Thieme/B. 5, 282ff, WG 9. Berieben, bestoßen und an den Kanten mit Verlust von Bezugspapier; durchgehend fingerfleckig; erste 2 Bl. mit winzigem Einriß am Fuß, S. 16 mit kleinem Einriß an der Seite, S. 36 mit kleinem Loch im Rand (jeweils kein Bild- oder Textverlust); 2 Bl. mit kleinem bräunlichem Fleck im Rand; einige wenige Braunflecken; Name auf Vorderspiegel. Insgesamt für ein vielgelesenes Kinderbuch ein akzeptables Exemplar. Neben Hoffmanns "Struwwelpeter" das wohl bekannteste deutsche Kinderbuch und Buschs populärstes, zugleich eine Inkunabel der Graphic Novel (Comic), von dem in der EA nur wenige Exemplare nachweisbar sind. DE

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1865 - 1865 Original Paperback Wisden, Facs Spine, 2nd Edition!

      Hi, This lot is an 1865 Original Paperback Wisden. It has an expertly made facsimile spine and is an original 2nd Edition Wisden. It is in Good Condition. I was proud to own this book for years (hence how I can offer it at such a low price) but I have now purchased an original with original spine-ish so my book is up for sale, the covers here have some marks, , a bit of light staining to the front cover but not inside the book. The rear cover has some wear too. The first page has a stamp from the Sydney Pardon Estate which is a nice bonus. The spine holds the book together very well and so is tightly bound. Inside the book is nice and bright and clean, a very rare book. It is quite a bit shorter than my 1864 but so is my new replacement, must have been cut fine back then.

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        Memoirs Read before the Anthropological Society of London Vol. I 1863 &1864. [with:]: 1865-1866 Vol. II

      London: published for the Anthropological Society, by Trübner and Co, 1865. First editions. 2 vols. 8vo. Original cloth. Fine. Signed by Ashley Montagu on the flyleaf. First editions. 2 vols. 8vo. Three volumes of this Society's publication (entitled Memoirs Read before the Anthropological Society of London) were published between 1865-1870); Burton contributed to the first two volumes. Volume I contains his "Notes on certain Matters connected with the Dahoman" at pp. 308-321; and volume II (pp. 292-93) contains his "Notes on an Hermaphrodite." Beautiful copies, with a fine provenance. Panzer, pp. 208-209. Provenance: Ashley Montagu

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        A DESCRIPTION OF THE GREAT BIBLE, 1539, AND THE SIX EDITIONS OF CRANMER'S BIBLE 1540 AND 1541, printed by Grafton and Whitchurch:

      London, Willis and Sotheran, 1865.. also of the editions, in large folio, of the authorized version of the Holy Scriptures, printed in the years 1611, 1613, 1617, 1634, 1640... Illustrated with titles, and with passages from the editions, the genealogies, and the maps, copied in facsimile; also with an identification of every leaf of the first seven, and of many leaves of the other editions; on fifty-one plates. Together with an ORIGINAL LEAF of each of the editions described, PLUS AN EXTRA ORIGINAL LEAF OF THE SECOND TITLE PAGE OF THE GREAT BIBLE 1540, printed in red and black, the leaf has had the margins trimmed off and has been laid down on thicker paper (see attached image). This title page is illustrated in the book, illustration ll, No. 4. FIRST EDITION 1865. Folio, approximately 420 x 275 mm, 16½ x 11 inches, title page vignette of Bishop Cranmer, small vignette of Cotham Tower on verso dedication page, decorated initials, pictorial headpieces, pages: viii, 41, (3), 51 numbered plates, 2 tables (1 folded) and 14 original leaves from the Bibles described, bound in 19th century quarter leather over marbled boards, 4 gilt rules, a single small gilt ornament and gilt lettering, marbled endpapers. Just slightly rubbed at head and tail of spine, corners worn with slight loss of marbled paper, closed tear to lower inner corner of folding table, contents very clean and bright, binding tight and firm. A very good copy. Plate 1 is a full size reproduction in red and black of the splendid pictorial title page of the Great Byble of 1539, recto and verso, Plate 34 is a reproduction of the pictorial title to the first edition of the Authorised King James Version of 1611, both with tissue guards, the rest of plates consist, with several images per page printed red and black, of comparisons between various features of the Bibles described: engravings, ornaments, initials, headpieces, headers, Kalendars, title pages, genealogies, textual differences, etc. The 14 original leaves each have a small label pasted in the lower margin printed with the date of the Bible it is from, starting with 1539, Numbers; April 1540 St. Luke; July 1540 Judges; November 1540 Numbers; May 1541 Ezechiel; November 1541 Numbers; December 1541 Salomon; 1st issue 1611 Psalmes; 2nd issue 1611 Psalmes; 2nd issue reprints 1611 Psalmes; 1613 Job; 1617 Psalmes; 1634 Psalmes; 1640 Ezekiel. First leaf trimmed at the top with loss of part of heading, otherwise all 14 original leaves in very good state. "Most copies (of the Great Bibles of 1539-41) appear to be mixed; doubtless, many copies were originally issued in this state. The problem is further complicated by the fact that certain leaves of some editions were reprinted, apparently because the supply of these particular leaves had run short and they were required to complete copies then being made up.... Fry attempted to ascertain what leaves properly belonged to each edition and to make a list of the 'reprinted leaves' ... his work remains a monument of painstaking research". Herbert, The English Bible 1525-1961, page 25-26. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Commedia con ragionamenti e note di Niccolò Tommaseo.

      Pagnoni,, Milano, 1865 - Tre volumi di cm. 34, pp. 1.000 ca. complessive. Con il ritratto di Dante all'antiporta del primo volume e 54 belle tavole f.t. incise in rame e ciascuna protetta da velina parlante. Legatura del tempo in mezza pelle, dorsi a piccoli nervi. Esemplare con le veline protettive uniformemente brunite, caratteristica comune a tutti gli esemplari da noi visti, dorsi un po' lisi, peraltro genuino e molto ben conservato. Possiede inoltre la caratteristica di riportare (all'interno delle legature) i piatti anteriori di tutte le brossure originali gialline. Edizione assai apprezzata soprattutto per le belle illustrazioni di gusto neoclassico. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Narritive of the Proceedings of Pedrarias Davila in the Provinces of Tierra Firme or Castilla Del Oro, and of the Discovery of the South Sea and the Coasts of Peru and Nicaragua

      London. The Hakluyt Society. 1865 Bound in pictorial gilt titled and decorated blue cloth. Blind embossed decorations to front and rear covers. 8vo. 6" x 9 The First Edition. Illustrated by one hand colored folding map of The Isthmus of Panama. Several small patches of light foxing to map. Short tear to title page at gutter. Previous owners stamp to front-free endsheet. Pages uncut. Light foxing to rear of free endsheet.

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        Extracto del informe que ante la Exma. III Sala del Supremo Tribunal de Justicia del Imperio. En el negocio que Don. Sigue contra los señores "Garcia Icasbalceta Hnos" sobre nulidad de la venta.

      Imprenta Tomás de Andrade y Escalante, México 1865 - . de Tenago, San Ignacio y sus ranchos anexos". Encuadernado con 9 alegatos jurídicos producidos entre los años 1854 a 1865. Uno de ellos con una litografía. En la tapa sello de encuadernación y fábrica de libros en blanco de Jara y Cía, calle de Zuletta Nº 10. México. Ex.colección Joseph M. Gleason con su exlibris. 75 pp páginas [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Oeuvres complètes

      New edition of the French translation by François-Victor Hugo. Binders in half chagrin brown chocolate, back with five nerves set with golden fillets and adorned with golden florets, dates golden in tails, marbled paper plates, guards and counterplates of paper to the vat, gilded heads, some blunt corners without gravity, bindings Uniforms of the time. Pleasant together, in spite of the fact that some copys contain mentions of editor, nicely established in a uniform Contemporary binding. Pagnerre Paris 1865-1873 14x23cm 18 volumes reliés

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        Essays on Woman's Work.

      London: Alexander Strahan,, 1865. Small octavo. Original red cloth, spine lettered in gilt, front board ruled in black and gilt, rear board ruled in blind, dark green endpapers, edges uncut. With the publisher's catalogue to rear. Binder's ticket to rear pastedown. Light rubbing to extremities, spine faded, a few spill-burns to front board, nick to bottom edge of p. 55, faint dampstain to lower corner of p. 113, short tear near gutter of p. 225, a few small spots; a very good copy. First edition of this collection of ten essays, considered Parkes's final "public contribution to the women's movement" (ODNB). Pioneering feminist and journalist Elizabeth [Bessie] Rayner Parkes, granddaughter of philosopher and scientist Joseph Priestley, established the English Woman's Journal in 1855 with Barbara Leigh Bodichon Smith. Parkes was the major single contributor to the Journal as well as its editor, and many of the works in this edition were first published in the periodical. Parkes belonged to the first women's group which fought for voting rights, sponsored the Married Women's Property Act of 1870, and counted a number of literary figures in her close circle of friends, including George Eliot, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Emerson, Thackeray, and Ruskin.

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        Le grand voyage du pays des Hurons situe en l'Amerique vers la mer douce, es derniers confins de la Nouvelle France dite Canada, avec un dictionnaire de la langue Huronne. Nouvelle edition

      Librarie Tross, Paris 1865 - 2 volumes in 1, 8vo, pp. [8], xxv, [1], 206; [207]-268, 12, [132] dictionary and [16] table; contemporary calf-backed marbled boards, gilt-decorated spine in 6 compartments, morocco label in 1, edges marbled; some scuffing but generally very good and sound. Includes facsimiles of the printed and engraved titles of the 1632 edition inserted as part of the preliminaries. An Ayer Linguistics duplicate with a Newberry release stamp on the verso of the first flyleaf. This copy with the ownership notation in pencil on the flyleaf: "J. C. Pilling from F. Jackes." The dictionary, which occupies the better part of vol. II, is the first ever compiled of a Native American language. This is the first reprinting of "a work of great interest and importance" (Sabin). Sabin 74884: "Of this handsome reprint only a small edition was published." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Safinat al-Raghib wa Safinat al-Matalib.

      Boulaq, Cairo 1865 - 8 pp., +[2] + 680 pp., Arabic text within borders, title gilt on spine, damage at corner of pages 243-244 affecting parts of nine lines on each page, professional repair to lower corner of last leaf without any loss, otherwise copy clean and in very good condition, second revised edition by Muh?ammad 'al-S?abba g with a life of the author by Nasir 'al-Huruni. Muhammad Raghib Pasha was a renowned poet and distinguished political thinker of the 18th century Ottoman state. He served in several posts including the Ottoman Registry Office, Secretary to the Governor of Van, deputy for management of the military revenues in Baghdad, head of treasury and many other leading posts including a vizier of the Ottoman state. Besides being a leading statesman, he was a great scholar. He wrote works both in Arabic and Turkish. Safinat al-Raghib wa Safinat al-Matalib is one of his most important works, written in Arabic in a form of a lecture, dealing with various subjects of humanity and religion. A sizable portion is devoted to the question of the creation of the world and the human being. From "The Biographical Encyclopedia of Islamic Philosophy", p. 369. Size: 8vo. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Original-Aquarell " Gefällter Baumstamm im Wald ".

      Kleineres Aquarell des bekannten Düsseldorfer Künstlers (*1865 Dessau - 1945 Düsseldorf ). In satten Grün- , Braun- und Rottönen liegt ein Baumstamm auf einer Waldeslichtung. Maße ( Höhe x Breite ) 24,5 x 34 cm, rechts unten signiert " G. Hacker, 16.9.32 ". Ecken etwas angeknickt. ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) ( Literatur: Thieme-Becker " Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler, Leipzig 1922, Band 15, S. 410 " : " Maler in Düsseldorf, geb. 8.8.1865 in Dessau. Als Schüler Max Brückners erlernte er in Coburg die Theatermalerei und begleitete das Meininger Hoftheater auf dessen Auslandsreisen. Nach der Auflösung dieser Bühne kam Hacker als Lehrer für dekorative Malerei nach Straßburg im Elsaß an die neubegründete Kunstgewerbeschule, 1896 an das Stadttheater in Düsseldorf...Seine dekorative Malerei, die das Landschaftliche bevorzugt, fand viel Anerkennung, besonders die Festspieldekoration des Rheinischen Goethevereins. In Straßburg rührt von Hacker die Ausmalung des Zoologischen Instituts der Universität her. Mit flottgemalten Landschaftsbildern realistischer Art ist Hacker vielfach auf Ausstellungen, besonders in Düsseldorf, vertreten. " Biographische Angaben: 1865: Hacker wurde am 8. August 1865 in Dessau als Sohn des Kammersängers Adolf Hacker und dessen Gattin Pauline, geb. Zschiesche, einer bedeutenden und berühmten Opernsängerin geboren.1882-1887: Eintritt in das Atelier der Prof. Gebr. Brückner in Coburg wo er die Technik der Theatermalerei erlernt und zum Lieblingsschüler Prof. Brückners avanciert, der damals für Bayreuth Wagners Parsifal ausstattet und für die Meininger unter Herzog Georgs Führung seine berühmten Ausstattungen schuf. 1887-1890: Von Herzog Georg II. an das Hoftheater in Meiningen berufen - Teilnahme an vielen Gastspielreisen. 1890-1896: Berufung nach Straßburg. 1893: Als Stipendiat der Stadt Straßburg nach Chicago zur Weltausstellung entsandt. 1896-1945: Mitglied des Künstlervereins " Düsseldorfer Malkasten ", lange Jahre dort im Vorstand tätig. 1896-1899: Berufung an das Stadttheater in Düsseldorf. Schaffung zahlreicher Ausstattungen ( u.a. für die Festspiele des rheinischen Goethevereins ). 1904: Der Kunstverein erwirbt seine " Eifellandschaft ". 1906: Ankauf des Aquarells "Eifelhöhe mit Schafen" durch Kaiser Wilhelm II. 1905: Festausschmückung Berlins zur Kronprinzenhochzeit.1907-1909: Leiter des Ausstattungswesens an der " Bühne ". 1910: Verleihung der Goldenen Medaille für Kunst und Wissenschaft. 1914-1916:Teilnahme am Ersten Weltkrieg.1919:Lehrer für Bühnenmalerei an der Staatlichen Kunstakademie in Düsseldorf. 1927-1936: Zweite Amerikafahrt: Ausmalung einer großen Maschinenfabrik in Reading, P.A., sowie weitere Reisen ins In- und Ausland mit Planung und Ausführung verschiedenster Arbeiten und Aufträge. 1936: Bildausschmückung des Wartesaals III. Klasse im Düsseldorfer Hauptbahnhof ( im Zweiten Weltkrieg zerstört ). 1938: Eingangshalle des Duisburger Hauptbahnhofes. 1940: 3 große Dioramen für das Naturkunde-Museum der Stadt Dortmund. 1945: Am 5.12. Tod in Düsseldorf. Bis kurz vor seinem Tode beschäftigte ihn der Plan den Keller des im Krieg zerstörten " Düsseldorfer Malkastens " mit Fresken auszumalen um den Künstlern des Düsseldorfer Malkastens eine neue würdige Bleibe zu schaffen. ( 1968: Große Einzelausstellung im Stadtmuseum Düsseldorf *Palais Spee* / 1973: Große Verkaufsausstellung Galerie Paffrath, Düsseldorf, Königsallee 46 ).

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        Atlas of Erie County, Pennsylvania

      New York: F. W. Beers, Ellis and Soule, 1865. First edition. Hardcover. Good. 1865, First Edition. Hardcover, square folio, quarter leather with marbled boards. Illustrated with over 30 maps, most with color embellishments. Includes large map of the Plan of Erie printed on tissue-paper, also in color. A Good copy. Both boards detached, but present. Light browning throughout. All maps present and intact. The large fold-out map is foxed on the blank side, but otherwise in Very Good condition. A rare atlas. Digital images available upon request.

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        Traité de la Chasse souterraine du blaireau et du renard; avec une préface par le Comte Adolphe d'Houdetot

      Paris: Bouchard-Huzard, 1865. No. 159 of 275 copies on papier vergé. With 5 lithographic plates by Grandjean. 112 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Contemporary half red calf. Some minor edgewear, triangular cut from margin in lower corner of last leaf cut (no loss). Bookplate of Oliver Belmont. Very good. No. 159 of 275 copies on papier vergé. With 5 lithographic plates by Grandjean. 112 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Oliver Belmont's Copy. "In France, where one can easily go crazy over Brittanic lineages, our sportsmen almost always employ bull terriers in underground hunting of badger and fox ... yet what I reproach them for is their bad disposition and their quasi-mutism." An expansion of the author's Essai sur la Chasse souterraine, found at the end of Souvenirs d'un chasseur touriste (1859). Well illustrated with two plates of hounds, the badger, the fox, and one plate of hunting implements. Oliver Belmont (1858-1908), son of Rothschild agent August Belmont, was a noted sportsman and prominent in New York society. Thiebaud p. 578

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        Projet de canal interocéanique de Nicaragua. Voyage d'étude manuscrit].

      1865 ca 1865 - Manuscrit in-4 en feuilles de 329 pp. à 28 lignes la page (saut de pagination 205/215) et 33 pp. à 46 lignes la page. Joint 1 carte (41 x 34 cm) : Amérique septentrionale dressée par Lorrain en 1833. Journal inédit du voyage sur le continent américain effectué par le marquis Henri de Tilly Blaru entre mai 1864 et juillet 1865 pour le compte de la Banque Suisse qui l'avait chargé de soutenir auprès des gouvernements du Nicaragua et du Guatemala, un projet de canal maritime interocéanique. Je vous ai déjà dit comment au mois de juillet 1863, j'avais été mis au courant des projets formés par la Banque Suisse pour la canalisation du fleuve San Juan et la jonction du canal de Nicaragua au Pacifique pour établir la communication maritime continue entre les deux mers. Félix Belly envoyé par la Banque en Amérique revenait alors de cette expédition (incipit). Précurseur de Ferdinand de Lesseps, Félix Belly projetait de percer l'isthme, non pas à Panama, mais en passant par le lac de Nicaragua, suivant un plan étudié par Napoléon III, pendant sa captivité au fort de Ham. Avec l'aide de financiers, il fonda plusieurs compagnies et signa avec les gouvernements de Nicaragua et de Costa-Rica, des traités avantageux. Il entreprit plusieurs sondages, leva des plans mais deux révolutions successives dans ces deux pays, renversèrent son oeuvre. Le président avec lequel il avait signé fut fusillé, et il dut revenir en Europe, sans espoir de pouvoir réaliser son gigantesque projet (Percement de l'isthme de Panama par le canal de Nicaragua. Exposé de la question - 1858). L'historique des opérations et implications financières du projet trans-américain souvent étudié au XIXe siècle sont ainsi exposés par le marquis de Tilly en préambule à sa relation. Il suit de là que rien n'était achevé lorsque je fus chargé de régulariser toutes ces opérations. Oscar du Teil semblait m'indiquer sans me connaître, et comme personne ne voulait courir les chances d'une si lointaine expédition, toutes les raisons tant du côté de la Banque pour me charger de cette mission que du mien pour l'accepter se trouvèrent réunies pour que je me rendisse en Amérique. Ancien élève de l'Ecole Royale Militaire de Saint-Cyr, Clément-Henri marquis de Tilly-Blaru (1805-1875) était lieutenant de dragons quand éclata la révolution en 1830. Il donna sa démission et prit part à la tentative de soulèvement légitimiste. Il dut s'expatrier en Suisse, où il resta quelques années et fut le premier Français qui fit l'ascension du Mont-Blanc, le 9 octobre 1834 (Ascensions aux cimes de l'Etna et du Mont-Blanc. Genève, 1835). Renommé pour ses nombreux travaux d?ingénierie relatifs aux chemins de fer et au creusement de canaux, il fut missionné plusieurs fois par la Banque Suisse pour ses brillantes qualités d?expertise (Note sur l'expertise de la Banque suisse ordonnée par arrêt de la Cour de justice du 21 décembre 1868 par le marquis Henri de Tilly - Lyon, 1869). Sa relation bien détaillée et circonstanciée (climat, faune et flore, économie) débute le mercredi 18 mai 1864, sous forme de journal avec la traversée de l?Atlantique puis la description des Açores des Caraïbes, Porto-Rico, St-Domingue, la Jamaïque, la baie de Panama, le débarquement à Greytown le port du Nicaragua à l?embouchure et la remontée du San Juan, l'arrivée à San José du Guatemala enfin le récit de son séjour au Guatemala. La seconde partie plus courte est principalement consacrée aux Etats-Unis de 1865 (visites de New-York, des chutes du Niagara) bouleversés par la guerre de sécession et ses conséquences menaçantes pour le légitimiste Clément Henri de Tilly Blaru. L'absence de titre conjuguée à l'absence de signature, l'anonymat de l'auteur (Tily Blaru) et du destinataire (Mon Général) indiquent qu'il s'agit là très vraisemblablement d'un premier état du rapport ou du compte-rendu attendu par les commanditaires. Le manuscrit parfois biffé, parfois corrigé mais d'une grande lisibilité, fut probablement rédigé par Henri de Ti [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Madrid, Asturias, Gerona. Crónica general de España, ó sea historia ilustrada y descriptiva de sus provincias, sus poblaciones mas importantes y posesiones de ultramar .

      1864-1865. Ronchi, Vitturi, Grilo. - Imprenta á cargo de J. Peña/ La Iberia. Madrid. . 1 Vol. . VI+XXIV+246 pp.+192 pp.+178 pp. + láminas. Folio Mayor. Media Piel. Grabados , Historia de España (General), Local España (Asturias), Local España (Girona), Local España (Madrid), Siglo XIX . Bello ejemplar del siglo XIX de la colección "Crónica General de España" dedicada a Madrid, Asturias y Gerona. Ilustrada profusamente con grabados intertexto y 37 láminas fuera de texto con poblaciones y personajes ilustres de la época. Reencuadernado en media piel con dorados en lomera. Lomera y tapas con leve fatiga. Texto y láminas en buen estado. Spanish History. .

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        Dizionario della lingua italiana. Nuovamente compilato con oltre 100,000 giunte ai precedenti dizionari

      Unione Tipografico-Editrice,, Torino, 1865 - Sette grossi volumi in-folio (cm. 32), pp. 8.000 ca. complessive. Solida ed elegante legatura del tempo in mezza pelle, dorsi lisci con titoli e filetti in oro. titoli in oro su doppi tasselli ai dorsi. Esemplare genuino e ben conservato. Testo su tre colonne. Bell'edizione di questo imprescindibile classico della linguistica italiana. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Superb coloured glass photo on opaline, (Duke of Edinburgh & Saxe-Coburg Gotha, 1844-1900, 2nd Son of Queen Victoria)]

      1865 - showing the duke in hunting clothes, loading his gun, 6" x 4.5", no place, no date, c. some crazing An exceptionally rare form of Victorian photography

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